Post season awards: Fall edition


Jake Stone

The Men’s Soccer team getting ready to play.

Lexie Davila, Sports Editor

As the fall sports season concludes, Green Hope had numerous athletes from various sports recognized for their outstanding achievements. Take a look at the full list below:

Men’s Cross Country

Men’s Cross Country took home another State Championship title for Green Hope this year. Within the team’s success, seven athletes were recognized by the state or the coaches for their contributions.

All Conference: Gavin Hansen, Luke Young, Liam Young, Andrew Vo, Dax Mahone, and Seamus O’Driscoll
All Regional: Gavin Hansen, Liam Young, and Luke Young
All State: Gavin Hansen
NCHSAA Sportsmanship Award: Luke Young
MVP: Gavin Hansen
Most Improved: Seamus O’Driscoll
Coach’s Award: Cyrus Jahromi
Falcon Spirit Award: Andrew Vo

Women’s Cross Country

Women’s Cross Country put in a lot of hard work during their season and are looking to continue improving the program. Four athletes helped lead the team and are recognized below.

MVP: Alice Emel
Most Improved: Morgan Stefanick
Coach’s Award: Kayla Gordon
Falcon Spirit Award: Julia Plura

Women’s Tennis

Women’s Tennis earned Green Hope another State Championship title. The team finished the season undefeated with six athletes recognized for their achievements.

Olivia Corcoran: SWAC Conference Champion, Mid-East Region Champion, State Individuals Champion, SWAC Player of the Year, All Conference, NCHSAA Week 9 Performance of the Week
Lisa Kranec: All Conference
Brianna Stewert: All Conference, 4A State Playoffs MVP
Vibha Kestur: All Conference, 4A State Playoffs Sportsmanship Award
Jia Jia Ye: All Conference
Siri Chenna: All Conference

Men’s Soccer

Men’s Soccer finished with a record of 19-4, making it to the third round of the State Playoffs. The team’s success helped further Green Hope’s reputation as an athletic force, but only five players were recognized for their performance.

All Conference: Josh Bevan, Tyler Petz, Jadon Brooks, and Bassil Bali
All Conference Honorable Mention: Matt Slover
All Region: Josh Bevan, Tyler Petz, Jadon Brooks, and Bassil Bali
All State: Josh Bevan
Josh Bevan was also the SWAC Player of the Year and Region Player of the Year.


Green Hope Football fought an uphill battle this season as they adjusted to a new Head Coach, but were still able to find success. Three players from the team stood out for their outstanding performances.

SWAC Special Teams Player of the Year: Owen Zalc
All Conference (Offense): Jack Falter
All Conference (Defense): Ben Lu

Women’s Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball finished second in their conference with a total record of 20-7. After making it to the Second Round of the State Playoffs, the team was knocked out. Within their success, six players were recognized for their performance.

SWAC Co-Champion: Belle Patrick, Sophie Carlson, Lindley Miller, and Taylor McNear
SWAC Co-Champion Honorable Mention: Autumn Lilly
Coach’s Award: Lexie Davila

Women’s Gymnastics

Finally, Women’s Gymnastics worked hard and finished sixth in North Carolina. They made it to States and had six athletes recognized.

All Conference: Macy Armstrong, Audrey Mentler, Teresa Qian, and Maggie Aysque
All State: Teresa Qian, Macy Armstrong, Audrey Mentler, Maggie Ayscue, Anna Costa, and Addie Hanckel
Conference Placements: Team – 5th, Macy Armstrong – 5th all around, 4th on floor, 6th on vault
State Placements: Team – 6th, Macy Armstrong – 9th all around, 7th on floor, 9th on beam, Teresa Qian – 4th on floor

With the conclusion of the fall season, it is safe to say that Green Hope has confirmed its place as a strong athletic school in SWAC and the state. Moving into winter, it will be exciting to see what other accomplishments our student-athletes reach.